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L'osteria

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Rua Casa Branca, 63 | Rua Casa Branca, nº 63, Funchal, Madeira 9125-117, Portugal
+351 291 759 239
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here many times in previous years and received a warm friendly welcome and a good, reasonably priced, meal. The recent change of ownership has unfortunately not necessarily been for the better and this will not be on our dining list for our next visit to Funchal.

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Thank Lorraine v
Aspatria, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly service but food suffered by comparison with local fare at nearby restaurants. More expensive too

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Thank David G
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved a table via this website and got 30% off. Service was good and the food pleasant. My husband was unhappy with his shrimp starter as they were overcooked.

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Thank Diane F
Lund, Sweden
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Funchal for one week and tried a lot of restaurants. This is the best dinner we had during the whole week. We had read some recent negative reviews, but we found the food to be excellent, the service perfect and had the greatest experience here. We went for the three course set menu (12 euro p.p. excl.... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice meal here. 3 course set menu, excellent. Nice wine, good service. A lovely singer. Would recommend.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

I ordered the steak which came with 3 sauces and chips. The steak was very nice however a little over cooked for my liking ( asked for rare and it was more medium), covered in garlic, garlic and even more garlic. The skinny chips were beautiful and I'm 100% a chunky chip girl. Reasonably priced and nice staff.

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Thank HelenKirkyB
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

Very nice service with very quiet atmosphere, singer with beautiful voice, simple dishes but very rich.Panna cotta highly recommended very rich in taste and decoration. excellent place for a nice and quiet dinner time.

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1 Thank antonela m
New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't check trip advisor before we went. This restaurant came highly recommended from a tour guide so to say the experience was disappointing is an understatement. Overall the food was decent but the service was the worst we have seen in Madeira by far. The service ruined any positives. It was clear that we were not welcomed or... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Visited often in previous years - now under new owners. Food was awful, fish overlooked, worst chips ever had, soggy vegetables and everything swimming in grease. Certainly will not be back.

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Funchal, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant and service, good price for set menu wine delicious we had set menu for 13 euros melon with Palma ham and chicken with bacon in a cheese sauce and fish and banana it was all very good

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $32
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Casa Branca, 63 | Rua Casa Branca, nº 63, Funchal, Madeira 9125-117, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 759 239

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